The true story of a strike in 1970 by female textile-factory workers in Leeds who wanted to be paid the same as their male colleagues, but whose efforts were undermined by the trade union that they belonged to.
Did You Know?
Colin Welland originally wrote the play for Granada TV (part of the ITV network). But they couldn't afford the production costs, so a year later the BBC (a rival company) took it over. Having filmed it, it then took the BBC a further year to decide to show it. See more